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Bounty Of Golden Artifacts Unearthed From 2,400-year-old Bulgarian Tomb
2012-11-09 20:17:25

Bulgarian archeologists announced that they have unearthed a bounty of golden jewelry, sculptures, and other artifacts from a 2,400-year old tomb located in northern Bulgaria.

2008-07-31 09:00:16

By MIKE CORDER By Mike Corder The Associated Press THE HAGUE, Netherlands The Yugoslav war crimes tribunal has Radovan Karadzic in custody, 13 years after indicting the Bosnian Serb leader on genocide charges.

2008-07-03 12:00:22

Text of report by Serbian pro-western Belgrade-based B-92 TV, [Presenter] [Muslim war-time commander in Srebrenica] Naser Oric's release is yet another, and a very serious blow to international justice, the National Council for Cooperation with The Hague Tribunal has stated.

2006-04-05 08:31:45

By Nicola Leske AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - A final investigation into the death of Slobodan Milosevic showed that the former Yugoslav president died of a heart attack with no sign of foul play involved, Dutch prosecutors said on Wednesday.

2006-04-05 05:33:04

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - An investigation into the death of Slobodan Milosevic in his cell while on trial for war crimes showed that the former Yugoslav president died of natural causes, Dutch prosecutors said on Wednesday.

2006-03-19 12:22:03

By Ljilja Cvekic BELGRADE (Reuters) - Slobodan Milosevic's daughter on Sunday denounced the former Serbian president's funeral, saying his Socialist Party had hijacked it for political ends.

2006-03-18 09:10:00

Tens of thousands of Serbs rallied on Saturday to pay their last respects to Slobodan Milosevic, hailing as a hero the man who presided over years of bloodshed and was eventually ousted by his own people.

2006-03-11 23:34:26

By Douglas Hamilton BELGRADE (Reuters) - The sudden death of Slobodan Milosevic created a new martyr for some Serbs as the country on Sunday marked the third anniversary of the assassination of Prime Minister Zoran Djindjic, the man who ousted him.

2006-02-22 05:13:12

By Emma Thomasson THE HAGUE (Reuters) - Slobodan Milosevic asked the U.N. war crimes tribunal in The Hague on Wednesday to speed a decision on his request for provisional release to travel to Russia for medical treatment, saying his health is worsening.

2005-12-08 20:15:40

By Elisabeth O'Leary MADRID (Reuters) - Fugitive Croatian General Ante Gotovina, one of the three most wanted war crimes suspects from the former Yugoslavia, appeared in a Spanish court on Thursday after his arrest in Tenerife, Spanish and U.N. officials said.


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2010-10-08 17:24:33

Telmatosaurus, meaning "marsh lizard," is a genus of hadrosaurid dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous Period found in what is now Romania. The type species, T. transylvanicus, was described in 1899 by Franz Nopcsa von Felső-Szilvás. He initially described it as Limnosaurus, which has a similar meaning to Telmatosaurus. However, that name had already been taken, and the genus was renamed in 1903. Telmatosaurus was a fairly small hadrosaur, about 16 feet long. It was considered a very...

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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.